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Emesis (Overview)

Vomiting.


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What can cause emesis in a 5yr old?

What can cause emesis in a 5yr old?

Too many to list: From stomach virus to elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read more

Emesis (Overview)

Vomiting.


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What does it mean when you have bloody emesis alcoholic

What does it mean when you have bloody emesis alcoholic

Probably gastritis: Alcohol can cause widespread irritation/inflammation of the stomach lining (hemorrhagic gastritis) which can result in throwing up blood. However, bleeding from peptic ulcers in the stomach or duodenum, or from esophagitis or esophageal varices (varicose veins in the gullet) can also cause bleeding. This bleeding may be life-threatening and needs urgent medical attention. Alcohol cessation is key. ...Read more

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Emesis (Tip)

Persistent, recurrent, prolonged emesis, or vomit that contains blood, warrants medical evaluation. ...See more

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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Stick to clear liquids, like ice chips and popsicles
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Drink small amounts of fluids frequently
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Avoid solids until you're able to go several hours without vomiting
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Start with a very bland diet once you're able to eat
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How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

Go to the ER: Vomiting after a head injury may indicate something more serious like a bleed in the brain and is a medical emergency. If you have had a ct scan and there is not a bleed, then nausea and vomiting following a concussion can be treated with anti-vomiting medications such as Zofran or phenergan (promethazine). ...Read more

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If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

Eat frequent small m: Eat small amount of feeds frequently
eat fruits and vegetables
avoid non veg meals. ...Read more

Dr. Keshab Paudel Dr. Paudel
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Emesis (Tip)

Avoid the activities and food that cause nausea and vomiting to get better. ...See more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Checklist)

See your doctor to diagnose the reason for your nausea
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Avoid any foods or activities that aggravate your nausea
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Take any prescribed medication as directed
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My wife just had her third chemo treatment & last night during her vomiting she threw up blood, not like coffee grinds but like blood. What should we

My wife just had her third chemo treatment & last night during her vomiting she threw up blood, not like coffee grinds but like blood. What should we

Go to the ER: This is a medical emergency. You should take her to the er and also give a call to the physician, who is treating her. It seems that your wife is having hemoptysis, which is not coffee ground or black tarry. Hemoptysis is usually bright red in color, like regular blood and is vomitted. Coffee ground or black tarry blood seen, mixed with stools is usually seen with upper GI bleeding. ...Read more

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My 9 yr son is throwing up non stop he can't hold any drinks or soild food what is some home treatments I can do to help my son?

My 9 yr son is throwing up non stop he can't hold any drinks or soild food what is some home treatments I can do to help my son?

None: See his doctor. If he is not severely dehydrated, oral rehydration after a dose of zofran (ondansetron) is often successful. ...Read more

Dr. Jessica Allan Dr. Allan
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Emesis (Tip)

TLC for the angry gut: BRAT diet and diluted Pedialyte. ...See more

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I feel vomiting when I take garlic tablet how to get rid of this?

I feel vomiting when I take garlic tablet how to get rid of this?

Don't take tablet: Most of the possible health benefits of garlic seem to be in the volatile compounds that are lost when garlic is dried. Try fresh garlic, particularly if you have few friends. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my vomiting until I can see a doctor?

Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my vomiting until I can see a doctor?

Ginger: The only thing over the counter that I know of that helps with nausea and vomiting is ginger.

Reflux medications also help if that is the cause of the nausea. ...Read more

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Why does motion sickness trigger vomiting?

Why does motion sickness trigger vomiting?

Kidney energy: According to meridians theory kidney meridian is the one that influences ear area. Kidney energy when is normal energy flows up and down the spine. During disharmony this starts flowing sideways and causes disruption to stomach energy causing gaging and vomitting. Interestingly with pyelonephritis - kidney infection vomiting is the main symptom sometimes. ...Read more

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Can rolaids prevent vomiting?

Can rolaids prevent vomiting?

Probably not: Rolaids is an antacid that neutralizes the acid already present in your stomach. It does not alter the volume of gastric acid production, does not alter the rate of gastric emptying, does not affect the emesis center of the brain, and does not alter either esophageal function nor the tone of the lower esophageal sphincter. Vomiting, if recurrent or persistent, deserves medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Woke up extremely nauseated. Got up & immediately crumbled to the floor where lay until could get up. No vertigo, emesis. Loose stool. Fine in morn?

Woke up extremely nauseated. Got up & immediately crumbled to the floor where lay until could get up. No vertigo, emesis. Loose stool. Fine in morn?

Write your? Clearly: I am sorry that I am unable to understand your question. It seems that you are saying that you are fine in the morning, but then you are waking up with extreme nausea and then you " crumbled" to the floor. I do not know, how long it took you to get up. Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance is a possibility, but please see your pcp as soon as possible or go to the er. Thanks. ...Read more

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What is hyper emesis?

Hyperemesis: Is severe and excessive vomiting.

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What can cause emesis in a 5yr old?

Too many to list: From stomach virus to elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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What is the difference of emesis and reflux?

What is the difference of emesis and reflux?

E comes out, r in: Emesis is the content of the material vomited. Reflux is material coming back the wrong way from the stomach but not exiting the oral cavity. Perhaps we should be more like cows, who ruminate the food in one of their four stomachs-:). ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bloody emesis alcoholic

Probably gastritis: Alcohol can cause widespread irritation/inflammation of the stomach lining (hemorrhagic gastritis) which can result in throwing up blood. However, bleeding from peptic ulcers in the stomach or duodenum, or from esophagitis or esophageal varices (varicose veins in the gullet) can also cause bleeding. This bleeding may be life-threatening and needs urgent medical attention. Alcohol cessation is key. ...Read more

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My grandmother passed away in her sleep and vomited a lot of coffee ground emesis-- what could have happened?

My grandmother passed away in her sleep and vomited a lot of coffee ground emesis-- what could have happened?

Bleeding: "coffee ground emesis" implies vomited blood that originated in the stomach. This can occur with any bleeding in the upper GI tract; bleeding ulcers and ruptured blood vessels (varices) are among more common causes. While the specific cause is not clear from this history, ultimately the bleeding was probably the issue. ...Read more

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Head injury and experiencing emesis. Go to er?

Head injury and experiencing emesis. Go to er?

Head injury/vomit: Absolutely! Get there now! Vomiting after a head injury can indicate increased intracranial pressure, and this has to be investigated! ...Read more

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Why might an embolus in the small intestine cause bilious emesis?

Why might an embolus in the small intestine cause bilious emesis?

Bowel ischemia: embolus to small intestine is life threatening due to ischemia that occurs. Bilious emesis occurs because the bowel stops working normally. Bile comes up instead of going down. ...Read more

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If the common bile duct is occluded will it always produce green emesis??

If the common bile duct is occluded will it always produce green emesis??

If its totally: Occluded the bile has to go somewhere....the blood (jaundice) or backwards to the stomach (nausea vomiting) Hope this is helpful and I assume you are under a Physician's care!

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more